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Prince of Wales Island

Small, friendly towns where people live close to the land and the sea
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Outdoor Activities Abound

One Island: Many Adventures

Did you ever think you need to get out more? Do it in a place that has so much more out to get! Opportunities to experience the great outdoors are almost unlimited on Prince Of Wales Island. You can also explore the human presence, from ancient native stone carvings to remnants of the logging and mining industries. Along with some of the best fishing in some of the cleanest waters on the planet. 

Scenic Byways

Scenic Byways aren't just for motorist. Bring your bikes and get close to the spectacular scenery on the several hundred miles of paved roads.

Have A Cave Day

Walk the Beaver Falls karst landscape interpretative trail in old growth forest, then follow a guide into El Capitan Cave - the largest known cave in Alaska. 

long days on the water

Whether you're into fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, or all of the above, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. 

Economy & Resources

Fish, timber, visitors and minerals are fundamental to the island. 
The service sector flourishes in areas from charters to lodging.
Prince of Wales Island oysters are world class delicacies.
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Native Arts & CultureS

First peoples presence reflect in community, lifestyle and artistry.
Alaska Natives on the island share Tlingit and Haida cultures.
Klawock Totem Park displays 21 restored and replicated poles.
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Local Artisans

POW Island is home to talented people inspired by natural beauty.
Where writers, musicians, dancers, artisans and carvers thrive.
Local events celebrating artisans are scheduled throughout the year.
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Island Events

Craig High School Graduation

May 26, 2022 7:00 pm
Craig High School Graduation Ceremony
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POW Island Alaska Marathon

May 28, 2022 7:30 am
It’s not too early to start thinking about the POW Marathon. Any adults interested in organizing Y
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Craig Spring Bazaar

May 29, 2022 1:00 pm
Spring Bazaar at the Craig City Gym
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Naukati's Island-wide BBQ & Singspiration

May 30, 2022 12:00 am
For more information contact Steve McCord at 907-629-4124 or email [email protected] Learn More

Craig Kindergarten Graduation

June 3, 2022 6:30 pm
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First Aid, CPR & AED Training

June 4, 2022 10:00 am
Get Certification in First AID, CPR, & AED in one day. NO online programs.
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Arts & Seafood Festival

June 11, 2022 8:00 am
Start your morning off with a PeaceHealth Heart & Soles @ 8am, meet at Coffman Cove harbor at 8:
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GRAND OPENING: Thorne Bay NEW LIBRARY

June 11, 2022 3:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 3pm followed by Library Dedication and Open House Celebration. Please RS
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POW CAC

June 28, 2022 12:00 pm
Details to be determined.
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POW Island-wide Arts Extravaganza & Exhibit

July 23, 2022 1:00 pm
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